[SIGCIS-Members] Fwd: Colossus veterans see the making and breaking of Lorenz

Brian Randell brian.randell at newcastle.ac.uk
Mon Jun 6 03:15:22 PDT 2016


Here is the press release describing the very pleasant event I attended last week at TNMOC, Bletchley Park.


Brian Randell

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From: Stephen Fleming <stephen.fleming at palam.co.uk<mailto:stephen.fleming at palam.co.uk>>
Subject: Colossus veterans see the making and breaking of Lorenz
Date: 6 June 2016 09:44:11 BST
To: <brian.randell at ncl.ac.uk<mailto:brian.randell at ncl.ac.uk>>
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The Breaking of Lorenz
Colossus veterans see the whole process at The National Museum of Computing

6 June 2016

For the first time ever, all the equipment used in making and breaking Lorenz, Hitler’s most secret cipher, was demonstrated with re-enactors to an audience including Colossus Wrens at The National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) on 3 June 2016.

Full story and photos here: http://www.tnmoc.org/news/news-releases/veterans-see-lorenz-end-ends

With BBC News coverage here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36446422

ITV coverage here (video at end): http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2016-06-03/from-berlin-to-bletchley-home-of-the-codebreakers-can-finally-tell-the-whole-story/

And Getty Images: http://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/operations-director-at-the-national-museum-of-computing-news-photo/537920356

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